Goldsmiths University Of London Sports

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Goldsmiths University Of London Sports

Goldsmiths has a vibrant sporting scene that dominates our College Green all year round. From athletics to cricket and ultimate frisbee to pilates, there are all sorts of ways to be active; either as part of a team, in a class or in the onsite gym.

There’s also the chance to play in a number of London university leagues, and represent Goldsmiths at the annual Varsity competition against our main sporting rivals – the University of the Arts.

To find out more about sport at Goldsmiths, contact Tolu Magbagbeola at tolu.magbagbeola (

Have a question about Clubpulse, the onsite gym? Visit the Club Pulse website,  email info ( or phone 0208 691 8404.


Joining a student-run sports team is a fantastic way to meet people and stay fit while at university. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or more experienced, everyone’s encouraged to join. Find out how to become a member of a University sports team.

Club Pulse

Club Pulse is our onsite gym which offers cardiovascular, weights and strength-training equipment; a wide range of daily exercise classes; and personal training. Goldsmiths students and staff get discounted membership.

Tennis and netball courts

Our onsite tennis and netball courts overlook the back field, and are available for hire. To find out more, please contact Tolu Magbagbeola at tolu.magbagbeola (

Sports ground

Loring Sports Ground is located about 30 minutes drive away from College, and is the home ground for Goldsmiths men and women’s football, rugby and cricket teams. It is also available to hire. To find out more, please contact Tolu Magbagbeola.

Varsity Challenge

The Varsity Challenge is an annual event that sees Goldsmiths competing against the University of Arts in Basketball, Football, Hockey, Netball and Rugby. Find out how to get involved in the Varsity Challenge.

Local sports facilities

Find out about sports facilities in the local area.